There were a half dozen messages from both Julie and Howie from California but in view of our frenzied day, decided to let them simmer until after a much relished glass or two of wine and Molly's carefully grilled hot dogs and cheese bread.
She clamped a lid on her temper and turned the fire down to simmer.
Add tomato, garlic, basil, oregano, olives, water and red wine; simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes or until most of the liquid is evaporated.
Rather than see your blonde hair turn brassy, your red locks fade to pink, or your rich brunette simmer to a dark blonde, invest in a sun-protecting hair product.
Let the conversation evolve naturally by having a few questions in the back of your mind to ask and then let each of them simmer.